Tampa, Fla. (February 20, 2020) – The Florida State Fair – always in Tampa, always in February – is proud to close out another Florida State Fair with their sponsors and community partners. The Florida State Fair was hosted at the Florida State Fairgrounds on February 6-17, 2020 and featured acres of incredible entertainment, the largest Midway in the United States and all of the fun fair foods people have come to love!

The 2020 sponsors made it possible for the Florida State Fair to provide all-day entertainment and fun to each and every fair guest.

“We are so thankful for our 2020 Florida State Fair sponsors. Their donations and participation are what make the fair successful and fun for everyone.” says Cheryl Flood, Executive Director at the Florida State Fair Authority.


Brandon Ford displayed new vehicles for guests to see on the mall and presented the Circus Hollywood, a long-running Florida State Fair tradition.

Casper’s McDonald’s presented Family Day on February 7, and hosted Little Kids Rock, an elementary school rock band showcase on the Florida Stage.

Coca-Cola is the official Florida State Fair beverage provider and presenter of the Coca-Cola Stage in Entertainment Hall, which featured exciting community-driven events like eating contests and performances by local talent.

Mosaic is a presenter of the competitive agriculture livestock program, presenter of the Ag-Venture program, presenter of the Champion of Champions youth agriculture education program and contributor to the Champion of Champions and Mosaic Foundation scholarships, all which helped keep agriculture at the forefront of the Florida State Fair.

Sleep Number is an Expo Hall vendor and presented the Midway Stage featuring musical acts like Rob Hazen, Right on Key and Free Fallin'.

Spa Manufacturers is a year-round partner and Expo Hall vendor, as well as the presenter of the Sea Lion Splash show, which entertained guests and taught information about wildlife conservation.

About Florida State Fair:

The Florida State Fair, first held in Tampa in 1904, has become one of the largest events in the state, attracting more than 500,000 people during its 12-day run. The Florida State Fair boasts the largest Midway in the USA, a robust agricultural program, a circus, interactive animal exhibits and new attractions each year. As the first State Fair of the year, the Florida State Fair is the first to debut new and unique fair food such as the Cuban Pizza,

Deep Fried Cookie Dough, Buffaloaded Quesadilla and so much more! It’s affordable family fun at its best.

For more information, about the Florida State Fair visit www.floridastatefair.com or follow on Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram.

About the Florida State Fair Authority

The mission of the Florida State Fair Authority and its Board of Directors is to create positive entertainment experiences through: the annual Florida State Fair; a variety of year-round events; quality competitive programs; a commitment to agriculture, education and community service, and a focus on new opportunities.

The Florida State Fair Authority does not receive state, county or city tax dollars. Operations are funded by revenue generated by the annual Florida State Fair and the rental of Fairgrounds facilities to outside entities throughout the year. For more information about the Florida State Fair Authority, go to www.floridastatefair.com.